The Connection between Manchester United and Ireland
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The Connection between Manchester United and Ireland

Manchester United and Ireland have many connections, but to start this story off right, we need to go back to 1893, when Manchester United was known as Newton Heath. A 28-year-old, John Eden from Northern Ireland, joined the club. During his time at Newton Heath, he scored 8 goals in 32 appearances for the club…

Tosin Adarabioyo: The Most Underrated Defender In The Premier League
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Tosin Adarabioyo: The Most Underrated Defender In The Premier League

Tosin Adarabioyo has been quietly going about his business since he left Manchester City in 2020 for Fulham, but he has slowly become one of the most underrated footballers in the entire league. The English defender, who is also eligible to play for Nigeria, has been a key cog in the Fulham side over the…

Manchester City And The Vulnerability That Could Lose Them The Title
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Manchester City And The Vulnerability That Could Lose Them The Title

Manchester City under Pep Guardiola have been symbiotic with one word more than any other during the last seven years in the Premier League. That word is control. Whether the control was off the pitch with their trophy haul or on the pitch with the way they played football, Guardiola’s Blues have always seemed to…

The Moneyball Method: A Statistical Way Of Viewing The Beautiful Game
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The Moneyball Method: A Statistical Way Of Viewing The Beautiful Game

The Moneyball method was popularised in the world of sports by a man named Bill Beane when he decided to apply a theory made by Bill James. Beane wanted to use the theory to try and allow his baseball team, the Oakland Athletics, to punch well above their weight and fight with the big dogs…

Who Would Make A Premier League XI Using The MoneyBall Method?
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Who Would Make A Premier League XI Using The MoneyBall Method?

The MoneyBall method was created by a man named Bill James and popularised by Billy Beane at the Oakland Athletics in 2002. The MoneyBall way of thinking is statistic-based, and it overlooks the traditional way of thinking to prioritise data to find which players are undervalued. It’s a way of doing things that allowed a…

Manchester United’s Academy Presence Continues To Grow Under Erik ten Hag
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Manchester United’s Academy Presence Continues To Grow Under Erik ten Hag

Manchester United have had nine academy graduates in their last two matchday squads, as the academy presence around the first team continues to grow under Erik ten Hag. Five graduates started in the victory against Everton at the weekend at Old Trafford, with a further four players on the bench. One of those made an…

Manchester United: The Story Of Injuries This Season
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Manchester United: The Story Of Injuries This Season

Manchester United have been plagued by injuries this season, with the club having more than every other side in the division bar Newcastle United. Erik ten Hag has named 92 different sides during his 100 games in charge of the club, and the vast majority of those 92 changes have come within the realms of…

The High Line: It Wasn’t Born In 2010
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The High Line: It Wasn’t Born In 2010

Evolution is a fact of life. There is no escaping change, no matter the subject, no matter the environment. Everything changes. Everyone and every object or subject strives to improve and grow to a higher level, and football is no different. It’s changed since the past, our great old sport. There’s no denying that. Full-backs…

Who is Joe Hugill? Manchester United’s Next Centre Forward
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Who is Joe Hugill? Manchester United’s Next Centre Forward

Joe Hugill is a 20-year-old striker who recently signed a new deal with Manchester United until June 2026 and has joined Burton Albion on loan until the end of the season. Hugill has impressed in pre-season and first-team training, leading to four appearances on the bench in the Premier League and one in the FA Cup. After only a six-month loan at Altrincham last season, Burton have decided to sign the Durham-born forward to help progress up the table, but why?